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Nickel and dime, Gary Soto

Label
Nickel and dime
Title
Nickel and dime
Statement of responsibility
Gary Soto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"I'm outta here! I got a future!" crows Roberto Silva when he is down-sized out of his job a security guard at a bank in Oakland. But Roberto's future isn't the one he was looking forward to. This is the 1990s, and upward mobility in the city requires resources that Roberto is short of. Before he knows it, he is living in an abandoned quonset hut and then on the street, where he crosses paths with poet Silver Mendez, a survivor of the 1960s whose luck has run out, and Gus Hernandez, a compadre from his days at the bank. The ups and downs of the lives of men who are always looking for a way to earn a cup of coffee with plenty of sugar and cream, their desperate ingenuity, their hunger, their dauntless optimism have never been brought to life as vividly as in this sweet, sad, funny trio of interlocking stories by one of America's most original writers
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.O72
LC item number
N53 2000
Literary form
fiction
Label
Nickel and dime, Gary Soto
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
We ain't asking much -- Literary life -- The untimely passing of the clock radio
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
189 p.
Isbn
9780826321862
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99006778
System control number
OCM41966977
Label
Nickel and dime, Gary Soto
Publication
Contents
We ain't asking much -- Literary life -- The untimely passing of the clock radio
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
189 p.
Isbn
9780826321862
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99006778
System control number
OCM41966977

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